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Dual Immersion - Administration

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility

(562) 997-8000 ext.2960 Coordinator

  Dual Immersion - Staff

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility

(562)997-8000 ext. 2960 Coach

(562)997-8000 ext. 2960 Coach

(562)997-8000 ext. 2960 Coach

(562)997-8000 ext. 2960 Bilingual Staff Secretary

Dual Immersion Program

Programa de Immersión Dual

Unique and exciting opportunities for students to prepare for a global future, become bilingual and biliterate in two languages, and develops multicultural perspectives

Dual Immersion

LBUSD Dual Immersion Programs implement a two-way dual language model of instruction, serving native speakers of English alongside native speakers of Spanish.  Students from both language groups attend class together, learn from each other and receive academic instruction in both languages.  

Dual Immersion Program Goals:

  • Bilingualism & Biliteracy
    • Students become balanced bilinguals
  • High Academic Achievement
    • Students meet or exceed grade level standards in both English and the target language
  • Sociocultural Competence

    • Students learn and appreciate cultures other than their own
    • Students learn and appreciate the culture of the target language

LBUSD offers two Dual Immersion Program Models: 

90/10 Dual Immersion Program Model

90/10 DI program model is a dual language instructional model where beginning in Kindergarten, 90% of instruction is in a target language and 10% of instruction is English. The percentage of instruction in English increases in each subsequent grade until reaching a 50/50 distribution in 4th through 8th grade.

Offering a 90:10 Dual Immersion program:

50/50 Dual Immersion Program Model

50/50 Dual Immersion program model is a dual language instructional model where 50% of instruction is in a target language and 50% of instruction is in English from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

50/50 Dual Immersion programs:

Offering a 50:50 Dual Immersion program:

Department Info

Department Address
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Department Phone
(562) 997-8025

Documents

Click on the flyer for additional information

Dual Immersion Program Flyer

Language Acquisition Program

Parent Request Form

Parent Request Form-Spanish